Half-day private tour to Colosseum & Gladiator school
Are you interested in learning about spectacle and murderous entertainment like gladiatorial games?
During this private tour you will visit the most famous entertainment building of the world: the Colosseum and the gladiator training school ("Ludus Magnus").
You will hear stories of slaves become heroes, fighters trained to kill a tiger with nothing but a short sword and to know how to die just to enterntain people.
Fighting styles, armor, weapons and the shows helded in the Colosseum will be describeded to let you understand one of the darkest sides of the ancient Roman world!
This is a "slow-tour" for people that have a strong interest in ancient Roman society and want to understand the Romans' moral and cultural outlook and the role of demagogy in Ancient Rome.
IMPORTANT: Before booking click on the "Message Guide" button to request more information. I will provide you suggestions on timing to get the best from this experience!
NOTE: This tour cannot take place on the first Sunday of the month.
- Colosseum (first and second rings)
- Gladiator school
The tour will be held INSIDE and outside the Colosseum archaeological area.
Then we will walk from the Colosseum Square to the gladiator school. This site is closed but very well visible from outside.
Please, note: no entrance to the gladiator school archaeological area.
COLOSSEUM SECURITY CHECK:
For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
Backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage/trolley are prohibited. Medium and small size backpacks to shoulder are allowed.
NO liquids admitted.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Main entrance of the "Colosseo" metro station (Metro B).
I'll have a sign with your name.
End location: Same place.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
This is a walking tour.
My guidance and personal assistance during a 2 hours and 30 minutes walking tour.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
12 EUR - per person - Entrance fee to the Colosseum, Palatine hill and Roman Forum.
Free for european and non-european people under 18 with ID.
- Entrance fee
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
Please, before booking click on the "Message Guide" button to request more information.
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Excellent overview of the history and construction of the colosseum but also a glimpse into the lives of the ancient peoples of Rome and what society was like Could have spent all day there for sure